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Don’t Hurt Yourself

I enjoy cooking, so when I don’t want to cook, I don’t.  I never want to associate this wonderful past time with drudgery or, eek, housework 🙂  Still, everyday is different, dependent on whether I want to be challenged by an … Continue reading

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Cod Cheek Burritos with Tomato, Avocado and Mango Salsa

For the last 3 days we’ve been craving spicy food with the chilies cooked in, on the side, or both.  Must be some sort of anemia, low blood pressure, Mexicanitis or something. This salsa was the best medicine 🙂 For the … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Salad

My fishmonger L’ambiance des Halles  https://www.facebook.com/lambiance.deshalles?hc_location=stream has two types of lovely smoked salmon; one he buys smoked and the other he smokes himself from the ocean fresh fish he buys. Jade and I each had one of these salads for brunch, … Continue reading

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Salmon with Avocado Salsa

For some reason, I’m on a salsa/chutney kick; pear salsa, cherry salsa, avocado salsa, pear and tomato chutney, etc.  It must have something to do with a craving for spicy, uncooked fruit and vegetables. And of course there’s my unending … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Sandwiches

Since I saw that 101 sandwiches article last week, I’ve been sort of obsessing on sandwiches.  I don’t know why, it’s not really my usual thing.   But my husband likes sandwiches.   So…. Decades ago I was reading a … Continue reading

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A French Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, Avocado and Reblochon Sandwich

I stumbled upon a site called Quest for 101.   The blogger was eating his way through the New York Magazine’s list of the best sandwiches in New York.  Some of them looked pretty good, like the sloppy joe Vietnamese … Continue reading

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Chiquetaille Trio: Canape, Verrine and Salad

Four days have passed,  the chiquetaille (cod fish salad)https://cookinginsens.wordpress.com/2011/03/18/haitian-chiquetaille-cod-fish-salad/ is now ready to eat and you’re probably wondering what to do with it.   So was I. I, inexplicably, made a double recipe so I ended up with two large jars … Continue reading

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